Events

  • ShortsHD Stars in Shorts: A Woman’s Perspective

    By David.Derks on March 23, 2015
    Get your animated short film seen on the big screen! ShortsHD’s Stars in Shorts: A Woman’s Perspective theatrical release desires an animated film to compliment its celebrity live action films. Animated films must have a strong woman’s theme. This limited release is scheduled for summer 2015 and will comprise 5-6 short live action films, but will open with a featured […]
  • An Afternoon of Remembrance

    By David.Derks on February 2, 2015
    On Saturday, February 7, the Animation Community will come together for An Afternoon of Remembrance, which is being presented by The Animation Guild, ASIFA-Hollywood and Women in Animation. The event begins at 12:00pm in the Guild’s meeting hall. The Animation Guild 1105 N. Hollywood Way in Burbank Saturday, February 7, 12pm. It’s our annual non-denominational celebration of all our friends […]
  • Annie Awards on LiveStream

    By David.Derks on January 31, 2015
    Watch us live at 7Pm Pacific Standard Time to see who goes home with an Annie Award. Tonight marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following […]
  • Annie Awards “42” to Celebrate the Best in Animation

    By David.Derks on January 27, 2015
    The Annie Awards™ honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects and Outstanding Individual Achievements.
  • From Our Friends at ASIFA-East

    By David.Derks on January 12, 2015
    ASIFA-EAST 2015 Animation Festival Call for Entires ASIFA-East is currently accepting entries for the 2015 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival.  Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from Student, Commissioned, and Independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation. All films are due February 27th, 2015. Please visit their website to learn more about submission […]
  • Greatest Cartoons Ever! Big Screen Event at the Historic Alex Theatre

    By David.Derks on December 15, 2014
    Looking for something GREAT to do on Christmas weekend? Get in touch with your own animation roots or just have fun introducing your family to some of the “Greatest Cartoons Ever!” Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone have programmed a wonderful line up of cartoons from Hollywood’s Golden Age, when every feature film was preceded by an animated short subject. Saturday, […]
  • World Animation Summit News

    By David.Derks on October 10, 2014
    The 2014 World Animation and VFX Summits begins on November 2nd. Keynote speakers will include Director Rob Minkoff, David Steinberg, Senior Vice President of Production at World Animation Summit News Nickelodeon, and Paul Babb, CEO of Maxon. November 3rd panels will include “Feature Film Case Studies,” “Film and Legal Issues,” “Oscar Contenders” and “International Film and US Exposure” while the […]
  • The Annie Awards Again Welcomes Student Films

    By David.Derks on October 10, 2014
    This will be our third year offering an Annie for Best Student Film. To be eligible to receive this award, the film must be entirely the work of an individual student or team of students from an accredited post-secondary, degree granting program anywhere in the world, and must have been produced between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. Faculty […]
  • Chuck Jones 102Gether: A Celebration of Collaborative Creativity

    By David.Derks on August 26, 2014
    Chuck 102-Gether is a film festival tribute to the teams that created the Golden Age of Warner Bros. cartoons. For the first time ever, the families of many of the great directors, producers, writers and more of the era will come together, including the families of Tex Avery,  Robert Clampett,  Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, as well as Leon […]
  • Women in Animation: Creating Characters

    By David.Derks on August 4, 2014
    On Wednesday, August 13th at 6:30 PM, Women in Animation presents the next event in a series of panels on professional development: Creating Characters. This event is free for all WIA members, and $25 for non-members. Six top writers, character designers, and voice actors will discuss their methods for creating characters, how their tasks and methods both overlap and differ, […]